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Iran New year is 13 hours and 58 minutes and 40 seconds (thirteen and fifty eight minutes and forty seconds) at noon

Monday, March 30, 1395

21th Jamsi al-Thani 1438 AH

And March 20, 2017

Central Time
March equinox 2017 will be at 5:28 AM
Monday, March 20

Iran Time
March Equinox 2017 will be at 1:58 PM
Monday, Esfand 30 AP

(There are two equinoxes every year – in March and September – when the Sun shines directly on the equator and the length of night and day are nearly equal.)

- Number of official holidays: 26 days 

- Fridays: 52 days 

- Thursdays: 52 days 

- 8 days of official holidays coincided with Thursdays and Fridays.

The official list of official holidays in the country, which is officially scheduled in the official calendar of the country, is approved by the General Council of Culture:

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Official HolidaysinIranin 1396
occasion Day
new Year 1-Apr Tuesday
new Year April 2nd Wednesday
new Year April 3rd Thursday
new Year April 4th Friday
Islamic Republic of Iran day April 12 Saturday
Nature Day April 13 Sunday
Birth of Imam Ali (AS) April 22nd Tuesday
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) May 5th Tuesday
Birth of Imam Mahdi (aj) May 22nd Friday
Imam Khomeini's death June 14th Sunday
The bloody uprising of June 15th May 1, 5 On saturday
Testimony of Imam Ali (as) June 26th Friday
Eid Al-Fitr 5th of july On saturday
Holiday on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr 6th of july Tuesday
Martyrdom of Imam Ja'far Sadiq (as) 29-Jul Thursday
Eid Sa'id Qurban 10th ofSeptember Friday
Eid Ghadir bent 18th ofSeptember Saturday
Tasooei Hosseini Oct. 8 Saturday
Ashoura Hosseini Oct. 9 One of them
Arbaeen Hosseini 18th ofNovember Thursday
Death of the Prophet (pbuh) and the testimony of Imam Hassan Mojtaba (a) 26th ofNovember Friday
Martyrdom of Imam Reza (pbuh) 28th ofNovember Sunday
Birth of Hazrat Rasool Akram Dec 15th Onwednesday
The victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran and the collapse of the Imperial system Feb. 22 Sunday
Martyrdom of Fatima Zahra (SA) 1-Mar Tuesday
Oil Nationalization Day March 29th Tuesday



Wednesday 2 April - Nowruz Celebration

Thursday 3 April - Nowruz Celebration

Friday 4 April - Nowruz Celebration

Saturday April 12 - Day of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Sun 13 Apr - Nature Day

Tuesday 22 April - Birth of Imam Ali Ali (as) (man's day)

Holiday in May 2017:

Tuesday, May 5th - The Holy Prophet (pbuh)

Friday, May 22 - Birth of Hazrat Mahdi (AS)

Holiday in June 2017:

Sunday, June 14th - Imam Khomeini's death

Monday, June 15th - bloody uprising of June 15th

Friday 26 June - Martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (AS)

Holiday in July 2017:

Monday 5 July - Eid al-Fitr

Tuesday 6 July - A holiday on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr

Thursday 29 July - Martyrdom of Imam Ja'far Sadiq (as)

Holiday in August 2017:

There are no official holidays this month.

Holiday in Sept. 2017

Friday 10 September - Eid Sa'id Ghorban

Saturday, September 18th - Eid Said Ghadir Khom

Holiday in October 2017:

Saturday 8th of October - Tasooei Hosseini

Sunday 9th of October - Ashura Hosseini

Holiday in November 2017:

Thursday 18 November - Arbaeen Hosseini

Friday 26 November - Death of the Prophet (pbuh) and the martyrdom of Imam Hassan Mojtaba (AS)

Sunday 28 November - Martyrdom of Imam Reza (AS)

Holiday in December 2017:

Wednesday, December 15 - Birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and the birth of Imam Ja'far Sadiq (AS)

Holiday January 2017:

There are no official holidays this month.

Holiday in Feburary 2017:

Sunday 22 Feburary - The victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran

Holidays in March 2017:

Tuesday 1 March - Martyrdom of Fatima Zahra (SA)

Tuesday, March 29th - Nationalization day of Iran's oil industry


National holidays
April 1 Nowruz
April 2nd Nowruz
April 3rd Nowruz
April 4th Nowruz
April 13 Thirteen
March 29th The nationalization of the oil industry
March 30th 29 March to 4 April [1] [2]
Revolutionary holidays
April 12 Islamic Republic Day
June 14th The departure of Ayatollah Khomeini
June 15th The uprising of June 15th
Feb. 22 The victory of the revolution 57
Lunar holidays
9 Muharram Tasooa
10 Muharram Ashura
20 zeros Arbaeen
28 zeros Testimony of the Prophet of Islam and Hassan Mojtaba
Last zero (29 or 30) The testimony of Ali ibn Musa al-Reza
8 Rabi al-Awl Martyrdom of Hassan ibn Ali Askari
17 Rabi al-Awl Birth of the Prophet Muhammad and Ja'far Sadiq
3 Jimdi Althani Testimony of Fatima Al Zahra
13 Rajab Birth of Ali ibn Abi Taleb
27 Rajab You know
15 Shaban Birth of Hojat bin Al Hassan
21 Ramadan Martyrdom of Ali ibn Abi Taleb
1 Shawwal Eid al-Fitr
2 Shawwal Eid al-Fitr
25 Shawwal Martyrdom of Ja'far Sadiq
10 years Eid al-Adha
18th day Eid Ghadir

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